IFAC FOCUS AREAS
- Accountability. Now.
- Adoption of International Standards
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
Independent Standard-Setting Boards
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
|Global Knowledge Gateway||
To help improve the management and operational efficiency of practices, especially small- and medium-sized accountancy practices (SMPs), this area is intended to help those managing practices to address opportunities and challenges; improve their competitiveness, profitability, and sustainability; enhance their expertise, competence, and efficiency; create an environment conducive to the provision of high-quality services; and showcase global best practices and latest practice management techniques. See the full overview.
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Small Practices: Embrace Technology, Secure Your FutureTom Hood, Executive Director & CEO at Maryland Association of CPAs, shares insights on what technologies SMPs need to embrace today in order to be future ready.
by Tom Hood, Executive Director & CEO, Maryland Institute of CPAs | July 16, 2018
Foundation for Economies Worldwide = Small BusinessCelebrating the importance of small businesses, their role in economies worldwide and contribution to sustainable development on Micro-, Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.
by Christopher Arnold, Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC and Manoj Fadnis, Member, IFAC Small and Medium Practices (SMP) Committee | June 27, 2018
Brand Presence Matters, Especially for Small FirmsA strong brand is essential for firms to communicate their value—here are key factors to consider when developing a clear and identifiable brand in the marketplace.
by Antoni Gómez, Chairman of Auren & IFAC SMP Committee Member | May 29, 2018
News and Resources
There are 1847 news/resources
Be the Change Accounting Needs
Accounting Today - July 16, 2018
How to Find Out What Your Clients REALLY Want
Boomer Consulting - July 16, 2018
Boomer’s Blueprint: Business Analytics…New Skills, New Services
Accounting Today - July 2, 2018
Future Value Drivers
CPA Canada - July 2, 2018
Accountants Welcome Brexit Transition Deal but Doubt Grows Over Economy’s Bottom Line
ICAS - June 18, 2018
2017 IFAC Annual Review
IFAC - June 11, 2018
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